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World stunned by violence in U.S. Capitol, attempts to overturn election
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2021-01-06
WASHINGTON - World leaders on Wednesday expressed shock at the violent protesters who overran the U.S. Congress and attempts to overturn the Nov. 3 presidential election results which dealt a ...

1,300 families flee as BIFF men attack Maguindanao
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2021-01-06
Attacks launched by the Islamic State-linked Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) in at least two towns in Maguindanao province since

Tributes pour in for deceased MMDA chief
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2021-01-06
Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) chair Danilo Lim died of cardiac arrest on Wednesday morning at the age of 65, while recovering from COVID-19. The MMDA

784 lose jobs as Japanese firm in Subic struggles amid pandemic
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2021-01-06
One of the largest manufacturing firms inside the Subic Bay Freeport has laid off 70 percent of its workforce due to financial troubles caused by the COVID-19

Georgia on cusp of delivering US Senate to Democrats as Warnock wins, Ossoff leads
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2021-01-06
Democrats won one U.S. Senate race in Georgia and led in another on Wednesday, moving closer to a sweep in a deep South state that would give them control of Congress and the power to

COVID-19 cases at PMA: Cadets, waiters, cooks
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2021-01-06
BAGUIO CITY, Benguet, Philippines -- Fifty-three of the 72 COVID-19 patients being treated inside the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) here are cadets, an official of the Department of Health

GMA allots P20 billion for 3-year capex
philstar.com - 2021-01-06
GMA Network Inc. has earmarked more than P20 billion for its capital expenditures in the next three years as it goes full blast on content production and digital TV expansion.

NYSE to go ahead with delisting three Chinese telecom firms, reversing course again
Reuters - 2021-01-06
The New York Stock Exchange said on Wednesday it is planning to move forward with the delistings of three Chinese telecom companies, in another U-turn a day after U.S. Treasury Secretary told the NYSE chief he disagreed with its earlier decision to reverse the delistings.

Russia inoculates 1 million people against COVID-19
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2021-01-06
Russia has inoculated one million people against COVID-19 with its Sputnik V vaccine, according to a statement on the Sputnik V Twitter account on Wednesday. Russia, which has the

Bullish on post-COVID Philippines, Ayala boosts investment 16%
NIKKEI - 2021-01-06
Ayala will increase capital spending by 16% to 182 billion pesos ($3.8 billion) in 2021, the Philippine conglomerate says, with a large chunk going to its main real estate and telecommunications segments.

NLEX to complete 3 major projects this year
philstar.com - 2021-01-06
Metro Pacific Tollways Corp. unit NLEX Corp. is poised to complete three major road projects this year which will improve traffic flow and enhance safety of motorists.

Capital access for Filipina-led SMEs now within reach
BusinessMirror - 2021-01-06
"The...RISE Fund will ensure women entrepreneurs can access funding required to adapt and respond to emerging business opportunities during the critical recovery period in the region," pointed ...

Nidec Subic slashes work force by 70%
BusinessMirror - 2021-01-06
SUBIC BAY FREEPORT--Employees of a business-process outsourcing (BPO) firm here have found out rather too late that it was... Subic Bay Freeport--Japanese precision motors manufacturer Nidec ...

My plan for success
BusinessMirror - 2021-01-06
For many decades I have built my wealth and protected my business and family by proposing different scenarios rather than trying to predict the future. Specific strategies and tactics must then be ...

Cebu Pacific welcomes second ATR freighter
BusinessMirror - 2021-01-06
"We saw this pandemic as an opportunity to recalibrate our business and optimize operations to address the needs of our customers. There is a growing demand for cargo to and from the Philippines ...

Japanese firms expect higher profit this year - Jetro survey
philstar.com - 2021-01-06
More than half of Japanese firms operating in the Philippines expect higher profit this year on the back of an anticipated economic recovery, according to a survey by the Japan External Trade Organiza

Growth rests on Covid-19 handling globally-World Bank
BusinessMirror - 2021-01-06
EFFORTS to roll out the vaccine and successfully handle the pandemic will define the pace of economic growth globally, according to the World Bank. In a statement, the World Bank said global GDP growth would likely reach 4 percent in 2021.

Stocks slide for 2nd day on renewed virus worries
philstar.com - 2021-01-06
The local stock market went into a tailspin yesterday, with the main index falling below the 7,000 mark earlier in the day before closing at 7,047.85.

Zamboanga congressman, Bocaue mayor infected
philstar.com - 2021-01-06
Zamboanga City second district Rep. Jose Manuel Dalipe and four members of his family have tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19.

World Bank retains 8.1% GDP decline forecast for Philippines
philstar.com - 2021-01-06
The World Bank has retained its 8.1 percent economic decline projection for the Philippines in 2020, putting the country among the worst performers in the East Asia and Pacific region owing to the prolonged lockdown.

Agriculture damage due to Negros floods hits P15.8 million
philstar.com - 2021-01-06
Initial damage to crops and fisheries due to floods that inundated parts of Negros Occidental on Jan. 1 hit P15.8 million.

Cebu City awaits IATF decision on Sinulog
philstar.com - 2021-01-06
Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases or IATF to decide on whether it would allow the holding of the Sinulog Festival.

Duterte allows LGUs to buy COVID-19 vaccines
philstar.com - 2021-01-06
MANILA, Philippines -- Local government units (LGUs) will be allowed to procure vaccines against the coronavirus disease 2019. President Duterte approved a tripartite agreement among LGUs, the national government and pharmaceutical firms for the vaccine procurement in recognition of the role of LGUs in the rollout of a national vaccination program to prevent the spread of the virus,

7,000 cops to secure Black Nazarene feast
philstar.com - 2021-01-06
Around 7,000 police officers will be deployed to secure the feast of the Black Nazarene on Saturday to control the number of devotees attending the religious event.

Soldier cries unfair treatment, kills superior
philstar.com - 2021-01-06
A soldier allegedly shot dead his superior at a military engineering camp in Barangay Cabatangan in this city on Tuesday.

Q1 agriculture output seen contracting 1.2%
philstar.com - 2021-01-06
The local agriculture sector will see the effect of the consecutive typhoons at the end of 2020 as the farm industry is expected to contract 1.2 percent in the first quarter of the year.

AstraZeneca may deliver vaccines by Q3 - Belmonte
philstar.com - 2021-01-06
British pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca may be able to deliver the 750,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines ordered by the Quezon City government in the third quarter of the year, according to Mayor Joy Belmonte.

Villar: Estrella-Pantaleon Bridge opening on track
philstar.com - 2021-01-06
Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar inspected yesterday the construction of the Estrella-Pantaleon Bridge replacement project, which connects the cities of Makati and Mandaluyong.

Quezon City terminates delinquent contracts
philstar.com - 2021-01-06
Following an internal review ordered by Mayor Joy Belmonte, the Quezon City government has canceled several non-performing, delinquent or anomalous contracts to free up more resources that may be used in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

More contagious COVID-19 variant not yet in Philippines but don't ease guard -- experts
philstar.com - 2021-01-06
MANILA, Philippines -- The public should not let their guard down even after health authorities reported that the new and more transmissible coronavirus variant has not yet reached the ...

QC residents urged to get medical travel clearance from local health centers
BusinessMirror - 2021-01-06
JUSTICE Secretary Menardo Guevarra is not inclined to order the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to drop its investigation... Quezon City residents who are planning to travel outside Metro ...

Philippines seeks 148 million COVID-19 shots this year for 2/3 of population
Reuters - 2021-01-06
The Philippines is negotiating with seven vaccine manufacturers to procure at least 148 million COVID-19 shots as it seeks to inoculate close to two-thirds of its population this year, a senior official said on Wednesday.

Philippines seeks 148 million COVID-19 shots this year for 2/3 of population
Reuters - 2021-01-06
The Philippines is negotiating with seven vaccine manufacturers to procure at least 148 million COVID-19 shots as it seeks to inoculate close to two-thirds of its population this year, a senior official said on Wednesday.

Philippines seeks 148 million COVID-19 shots this year for 2/3 of population
Reuters - 2021-01-06
The Philippines is negotiating with seven vaccine manufacturers to procure at least 148 million COVID-19 shots as it seeks to inoculate close to two-thirds of its population this year, a senior official said on Wednesday.

Criticism mounts over India's 'abrupt' approval of COVAXIN
Reuters - 2021-01-06
Criticism of India's approval of a local COVID-19 vaccine without proof of its efficacy grew on Wednesday after news that a regulatory panel approved the shot just one day after asking the vaccine maker for more evidence it would work.

AstraZeneca applies for emergency use for vaccine in Philippines
Reuters - 2021-01-06
Pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca has applied to health regulators for emergency use authorization (EUA) of its COVID-19 vaccine in the Philppines, the food and drugs agency chief said on Wednesday.

AstraZeneca applies for emergency use for vaccine in Philippines
Reuters - 2021-01-06
Pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca has applied to health regulators for emergency use authorization (EUA) of its COVID-19 vaccine in the Philppines, the food and drugs agency chief said on Wednesday.

Globe subsidiary, Cascadeo wins Managed Services Provider of the Year
BusinessMirror - 2021-01-06
Globe Business has been working in tandem with Cascadeo to help enterprises build the necessary infrastructure for a digitally-driven future. Apart from playing a key role in providing Globe ...

DLSU opens application for next academic year
BusinessMirror - 2021-01-06
del Rosario College of Business. STEM students can consider applying to Animal Biology, Biology major in Medical Biology, Biology major in Systematics and Ecology, BS in Biology major in Molecular ...

It may take 2 months to see if Moderna COVID-19 vaccine doses can be halved
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2021-01-06
Scientists at the National Institutes of Health and Moderna Inc may take about two months to determine whether doses of the company's COVID-19 vaccine can be halved to double the supply of

South African variant unlikely to fully negate COVID vaccines, scientist says
Reuters - 2021-01-06
A variant of the coronavirus first detected in South Africa is unlikely to completely negate the immunising effects of vaccines, a researcher studying it told Reuters.

Japan disburses another ?4.7B from loan facility for PH calamity response
CNN Philippines - 2021-01-06
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, January 6) -- Japan has released another 10-billion yen (?4.7 billion) from its post-disaster standby loan for the Philippines, this time for the country's ...

Which muscle groups can people work out together?
Medical News Today - 2021-01-06
Which muscle groups should people work out together? Read on to learn which muscle groups people can work out together and to find an example workout.

Central bank OKs another ?540B loan to PH gov't to boost available funds
CNN Philippines - 2021-01-06
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, January 6) -- The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas has granted a third zero-interest loan to the national government worth ?540 billion to boost available funds for ...

Europe's Startup Scene Will Come Out Resilient With Strong Tailwinds For 2021
Forbes - 2021-01-06
Toward the end of 2020, it became clear that the European ecosystem has weathered the Covid-19 crisis quite well.

42% of Pinoys see better economy this year - SWS
philstar.com - 2021-01-06
Four in 10 Filipino adults expect the economy to improve this year, according to a Social Weather Stations survey released yesterday.

ANALYSIS: Jack Ma was almost bigger than China. That's what got him into trouble
CNN Philippines - 2021-01-06
Billionaire Jack Ma is a rare figure in China: a charismatic entrepreneur who speaks his mind and pushes boundaries.

Linus Torvalds tears into Intel, favors AMD
ZDNet - 2021-01-06
Torvalds puts the blame squarely on Intel for this sad state of affairs. "Intel has been detrimental to the wh

NYSE's perplexing China listings U-turn -- More 'mega dream' tech deals -- Citi banker in legal spat
Business Insider - 2021-01-06
The top finance stories for January 6, including the latest news on the lack of diversity on boards for some of the biggest unicorns.

COVID-19 variants in UK and South Africa not detected in PH, gov't says in new study
CNN Philippines - 2021-01-06
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, January 6) -- The Department of Health and the Philippine Genome Center on Wednesday said the new COVID-19 variant from the United Kingdom believed to be more ...

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